Versus Versace’s show at CSM paid tribute to 90s New York


[D]onatella Versace’s proving herself to be fashion’s favourite fairy godmother.

Just days before her SS18 show – staged inside London’s top fashion school Central Saint Martins, featuring two giant VERSUS-emblazoned mosaic’s on the wall using post-its – she made the announcement of a new scholarship in Gianni Versace’s name “to nurture the creators of tomorrow.” This collection, however, could not be more rooted in the past.

The VV girl for spring is transatlantic party girl – with references to both the neon-clad Nu rave styles in NY meets Britpop’s sartorial hits (get ready for the return of the bucket hat). Our favourite runway looks included a Shrek green mini dress (the hue of London Fashion Week), loud logo chokers and a black fishnet dress modelled by Brit darling Adwoa Aboah…